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A masked protestor holds up a protest sign depicting Prime Minister Hun Sen and wife Bun Rany during a protest for compensation from the GoldFx scam at the premier's house, in a photo provided by an investor on August 16, 2021.

GoldFX Protesters File Petition Seeking PM’s Help at His Takhmao House

Investors in GoldFX, a financial firm run by ruling party scions that says it was cheated out of $20 million by ex-board members, have sought the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen, saying they cannot accept the company’s offer of 30 percent compensation for their lost investments.

Victims of an alleged Korean language school scam and family members stand outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court after a hearing on January 12, 2021. (Va Sopheanut/VOD)

Training Center Directors on Trial After Falsely Promising Jobs in Korea

Two Korean language training school directors stood trial on Tuesday over charges of fraud — involving dozens of workers who each lost thousands of dollars — by falsely promising to send them to work in South Korea. Some were never sent, while others were sent to Dubai instead, the court heard.